The Ordinances of the Borough of Norfolk: To which are Prefixed the Charter of the Borough, and a Collection of Acts and Parts of Acts of Assembly, Relating to the Corporation

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T. G. Broughton, 1829 - Municipal charters - 281 pages

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Page 22 - Provided always, That nothing in this Act shall extend or be .construed to extend to...
Page 26 - Be it therefore enacted by the general assembly, That from and after the passing of this act no person being a member of any court of hustings and of a county court, shall be permitted to exercise both offices ; but it shall be optional in such person to declare which of the...
Page 225 - Essex, or do any thing to obstruct said river, every such person or persons shall forfeit and pay the sum of five dollars for every such offense...
Page 5 - Colony do at any time hereafter take upon them, or any of them, to execute the office of a Justice of the Peace within the said Borough...
Page 6 - Councilmen, or the major part of them there assembled, from time to time, not exceeding forty shillings, current money of Virginia; which said pains, penalties and forfeitures shall be levied by distress and sale of the goods of the person offending, to be employed for the public benefit of the said Borough at their discretion. And further, we have given and granted unto the said Mayor, Recorder, Aldermen and Common Councilmen...
Page 121 - ... all the expenses of any removal, alteration or amendment as aforesaid shall be paid in the first instance by the occupant, but shall be chargeable against the owner of such dwellinghouse or other building, and shall be deducted from the rent of the same, unless such expense be rendered necessary by the act or default of such occupant, or unless there be a special agreement...
Page 6 - Provided nevertheless, that the same laws be consonant to reason, and be not repugnant or contrary, but (as near as conveniently may be) agreeable to the laws and statutes, and rights of this our kingdom of England...
Page 6 - ... and things, within the said Borough and precincts, as to them or the major part of them shall seem meet, and to be consonant to reason and justice and not contrary but as near as conveniently may be agreeable to the laws, acts of Assembly and statutes now in force; which said by-laws, rules and ordinances shall be observed, kept and performed by all manner of persons trading or residing within the said Borough, under such reasonable pains, penalties and forfeitures as shall be imposed by the...
Page 147 - ... shall forfeit and pay the sum of five dollars for each and every passenger on board of...
Page 34 - And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid that the said Trustees and their successors or a Majority of them by the Name aforesaid shall be able and capable in Law to bargain Sell grant demise alien or dispose of, and convey and assure to the...

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